By Kyle West, Media Relations Student Assistant
Men and women each finish seventh
Competed in five meets for the Jayhawks, finishing among the top-three KU finishers in all but one race... Top finish came at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge (Sept. 11), where he finished fifth with an 8K time of 26:06.09... Notched a career-best 8K time at the ISU Pre-Nationals meet (Oct. 16), placing 132nd in 25:21.00... Finished 48th at his second Big 12 Championships meet (Oct. 30), crossing the finish line in 25:46.96... Ran in his first Midwest Regional meet (Nov. 13), running a 10k time of 32:02.34 and finishing 82nd... Named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team for second-consecutive season.
Was among the Jayhawks' top-five finishers in five of the six meets in which he competed... Posted a career-best 8K time of 25:26 at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree (Oct. 3), where he also had a season-best team-finish of third, while placing 62nd overall... Clocked in at 25:30 at the ISU Pre-Nationals Invitational (Oct. 17) to take 123rd... Competed at the Big 12 Championships (Oct. 31), finishing in 62nd in an 8K time of 26:44.50... Selected as a member of the Academic All-Big 12 First Team.
Ran unattached at the Bob Timmons Classic, finishing in 16th place with an 8K time of 26:59.60... Placed 17th at the Missouri Cross Country Challenge with an 8K time of 28:00.68... Ran a 26:50 (8K) at the OSU Cowboy Jamboree... Recorded a personal-best 8K time of 26:36.30 to finish 91st in the Men's Open Race at the ISU Pre-Nationals.
Four-year letterman in both track and cross country... Was team captain of his cross country team as a junior and senior... Qualified for state as a senior in 2007... Regional qualifier 2005-2007... Three-year regional track qualifier... A two-time team MVP in track... Was a four-year academic/athletic all-star.